Mysore District, Karnataka

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Location: Mysore is located towards the southern side of Karnataka. It shares boundary with Tamil Nadu to its southeast, the Kodagu district in the west, Mandya district to its north, Hassan district to its northwest and Ramnagaram district to its northeast.

District Headquarter: Mysore

Distance: 139 km from Bangalore

Journey time: 3 hrs by bus, 2.5 hrs by express train (Tippu express)

How to reach there: By KSRTC bus or train. There various buses starting from normal buses to luxuary volvo a/c buses. There is a bus to Mysore almost every half an hour from Majestic.

Route: Bangalore – Mudur – Mandya – Chanapatna – Srirangapatna – Mysore

Where to stay:

1. NALAPAD RESIDENCY MYSORE (2 Star)
Dr. Nelson Mandela Road, New Bannimantap Ext.,
Mysore 570015.

2. HOTEL VICEROY MYSORE (3 Star)
Sri Harsha Road, Mysore 570 001

3. HOTEL RAMANSHREE MYSORE (3 Star)
43/A, B.N. Road, Hardinge Circle,

4. HOTEL PARADISE MYSORE
Star Rating : 3 Star Hotel in Mysore
Address : Yadavagiri, Mysore 570 020

5. GINGER HOTEL MYSORE (3 Star)
Near Nazarabad Police Station,
Vasant Mahal Road, Opp Vasant Mahal,
Mysore 570 010

6. LALITHA MAHAL PALACE HOTEL (5 Star)
Siddhartha Nagar (P.O), Mysore 570

Budget Hotel:

1. HOTEL MAURYA PALACE MYSORE
#2716, 2-3-7, Sri Harsha Road, Mysore

2. Hotel Mayura Hoysala
# 2, JLB. Road, Mysore

Where to eat:

Veg:

1. Hotel Govardhan
Sri. Harsha Road, Mysore

2. Hotel Kamat Yatrinivas
Nanjangud Road, Mysore

3. Hotel Mylari
Udaya Ravi Road, Kuvempunagar, Mysore

Non Veg:

1. Mughal-E-Durbar
New Sayyaji Rao Road, Bamboo bazaar, Mysore

2. Biryani Paradise
Near Mysore Medical College, Rifah Complex,
New Sayyaji Rao Road, Mysore

3. Temptations
Kalidasa Road, V.V. Mohalla, Mysore

4. Gonghuras
Vishwa Manava Double Road,
Kuvempunagar, Mysore

Bar and Restaurants:

1. Jewel Rock
# 2716, Sri Harsha Road, Mysore

2. Chirag Bar & Restaurant
Zoo Garden Road, Mysore

3. Grandpa’s Kitchen Bar & Restaurant
Premier Studio Annexe, Husur Road, Mysore

4. Hotel Ritz
B. N. Road, Mysore

Language spoken: kannada, Hindi. English is understood.

Mysore has been the erstwhile capital of Karnataka and was known by the same name.

What to see:

1. Mysore: Mysore is the cultural capital of Karnataka. It still retails the old world charm and give the feel of a royal city. It is a small city and one complete the tour in a day or two. Prominently, one may visit Mysore place, Karinji Lake, Chamundi Hills, Lalitha Mahal palace, Mysore Zoo, Brindavan garden among others Read more …..


Brindavan garden

Kukkarahalli Lake

Jaganmohana Palace: Jaganmohan Palace is an Art Gallery famous for various collection from the Mysore kingdom era. It was built during the reign of Krishnaraja Wodeyar III in 1861 on the occasion of his daughter’s marriage as the main place was destroyed in fire. The museum was started in 1915. In 1955 it was named as aganmohn Palace Art Gallery after Mysore king sri Jayachamrajendra Wodeyar.

Timings: 8.30 am to 5.30 pm (Daily)

Entrance fee: Adults: Rs.20, Children(5- 10yrs):Rs.10/-

St.Philomena’s Church: St.Philomena’s Church is a Roman Catholic Church, designed by a French architect and built in AD 1840. The church is 175 feet in height, and was initially known as St. Joseph Chaver. It is said to resemble the St. Patrick’s cathedral at New York and a church at Cologne. The then king of Mysore Krishnaraja Wodeyar IV laid the foundation for construction of the church in 1933. It has been designed by a French Architect. The church has components like glass etc made or imported from France, Greece etc.

Visiting hours: 5.00 am to 6.00 pm (all the days), Entry Free

Brindavan Garden

Rail Museum

Srirangapatna: Srirangapatna was the capital of Tippu Sultan who ruled Mysore once. Visit the link to check the details.

Somnathpura Temple : Click the link to check all the details

T. Narasipur: The “T” in the name stands for Tirumakudalu in kannada, Trimakuta in Sanskrit – it means a triangular confluence of rivers. It is here three rivers Kaveri, Kabini and Spatika Sarovar ( a hidden mythical lake) meets. In Skanda Purana, this place is mentioned as one of the Trimakuta Kshetras. The Kumbhamela of South India takes place here every three years. Narasipur got its name from the famous Gunja Narasimhaswamy temple that is located on the right bank of the Kabini river. The temple has been built during the Vijaynagar empire period. There few other temples in Narasipur which you may take a look at like Agasthyeshwara temple, Bhiksheswara temple, the Moolasthaneshwara temple and the Anandeswara temple. T. Narasipura is located around 130 km from Bangalore.

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